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SilverOaks Hotel On Thorndon

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   20 Glenmore Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I've stayed here several times over the past few years and I actually quite like it! Sure it's quite run down and in need of an upgrade, but it wouldn't be so cheap if they were to do that. The staff are nice, the rooms are very spacious and best of all, the bathrooms have large deep baths which are... More

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Sydney, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

I was amazed to find a 3 star hotel on wotif.com in Wellington for a such a good price. Now, I know why. I don't think any furniture/fittings in the whole building are less than 30 years old. My room was extremely dated with light fittings not working and a disgustingly soiled pillow. The windows didn't close properly and the... More

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Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

NEVER EVER AGAIN......seriously this excuse for a hotel needs to be pulled down, on entering the hotel we were greeted by an angry women also staying there that informed us on how filthy the place was, we should have listened. The bathroom was disgusting with old water stains on the walls and rotten boards and mould around the edges of... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Could not have stayed in worse. yes check in was easy. Was advised not to use the first lift as it is a bit unreliable. used second lift has an EXPIRED OPERATING CERITIFICATE. got to required floor, waked down corridor of ripped carpets and dirty doors. My room, ripped sun filter curtains. water stained notice on the back of the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

We booked online as it was a good deal. The room was spacious and clean. Decor is old and the carpet in the corridor had rips in it which I tripped over. If this doesn't bother you then it is a good place to stay for location, (Botanic Gardens are literally across the road and you can then cut through... More

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We have just returned from a visit from Wellington and we stayed at this hotel. I booked online before I saw the reviews, then read some and was quite apprehensive. I called ahead as we were arriving after midnight with two young children. This was not a problem for them. We arrived and were able to get into our room.... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Schoolboy error!! booked online in a bit of a panic to have somewhere to stay, dismissed the feedback on the booking site as over reactive & fussy. Arrived after a long drive from Auckland & first impression (from the outside) wasn't that bad, good location across the road from the lovely Botanic Gardens. nice part of town with older quaint... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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86 reviews 86 reviews
70 hotel reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Stayed here for five nights in March 2013. This hotel (which was formerly called Sharella Motor Inn) has probably last been fully refurbished in the 1980's or thereabouts and it shows. Many items (such as carpets, particularly in the corridors; paintwork; room fittings, etc.) are worn and show signs of age. However the rooms are bigger than most modern hotels... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Took my 10 year old grandson to Wellington for a holiday. As you do, did a tour of room - disturbed to find a pornographic magazine in drawer which I handed into desk, pen on floor. Query the cleaning staff procedures. The transport to town was not working and restaurant closed - not mentioned on web page. Bit disappointing as... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

No way we will return. I don't remember a hotel worse that this in my life. We haven't expected a good hotel of course, but mold and fungus on the carpet is too much, don't you think? Additionally our booking indicated that the check-in time was 12 so we planned our day as it was at 12, but when we... More

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Address: 20 Glenmore Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — SilverOaks Hotel On Thorndon 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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